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©Copyright W. Townsend - picture taken 1963
The daily gashman has many duties to attend to such as assisting the cook. Ultimate brownie points with the other base members are obtained by baking a cake, sticky buns, cookies or other such tea-time treats to be had with afternoon smoko.
Here is the proof of this tenet as evidenced by a group of Fids instantly taken out of their winter gloom by the judicious application of a nice sponge cake.
John Chambers, Pete Tilbrook, Pete Hobbs, Fred Topliffe and Alf Amphlett.
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|This picture is one of a collection assembled in
2007 on the 60th anniversary of Signy Island Base: 60°43'S 045°36'W.
Thank you to those who sent their treasured memories of their time in
Antarctica and allowed them to be made into a commemorative cd and then
placed here on the web.
The reunion weekend was
14-16 September 2007.
The reunion weekend was 14-16 September 2007.
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